The Oak Leaf

Bomb Hoax at Norfolk Collegiate School

Gabby Allen, Managing Editor

April 13, 2018

This morning, Friday, April 13, Norfolk Collegiate School closed unexpectedly due to the school receiving a “bomb threat via email,” according to a press release and the school’s Director of Communications, Sarah Steil....

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December 8, 2017

An Inconvenient Truth: An Inconvenient Truth was written by Al Gore and directed by Davis Guggenheim. The movie is narrated by Al Gore and warns Americans and the human population of the severity of Global Warming. The hum...

Mrs. Lassiter brings laughs and literature to NCS

Jesse Mirman, Copy editor

December 8, 2017

One of the three faces new to the Upper School faculty is Mrs. Ashleigh Lassiter, a Virginia Beach native who is in the midst of her fifth year teaching. She currently teaches sophomore English and senior seminar English. As...

From Long-Term Substitute to Full Time Math Teacher

Gabby Allen, Managing Editor

December 8, 2017

After retiring from the Navy after 20 years, and working as a college professor, Ms. Montgomery takes on her newest challenge: math students at NCS. “I think I’ve always wanted to be a teacher but sometimes life takes you...

A long-time lover of travel, Ms. Lipchak lands in Norfolk

Calie Quinn, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017

Susanna Lipchak came all the way from a boarding school in Long Island, New York to join the faculty at Norfolk Collegiate. Prior to living in New York, Ms. Lipchak lived in France and Virginia before that. “I’ve been fortunate...

Head of school search begins in middle and upper schools

January 25, 2017

A nation-wide search for qualified candidates to acquire two head of school position vacancies is underway. With last year’s departure of Dr. McCormick, the former head of middle and the upper school, two vital positions were...

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